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Tenant Demand On The Rise

19 July 2019  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Tenant demand on the rise as Tenant Fees Act comes in According to Rightmove the UK rental market saw a surge of interest from tenants in the month of June, newRightmovedata has revealed. Demand from tenants looking for a new place increased 7% betwe

Gas Safety - All You Need to Know as a Landlord

19 March 2019  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

It is required by law that you, as a landlord, are responsible for the safety of your tenants when it comes to gas safety. By law you must: Repair and maintain gas pipework, flues and appliances in safe condition Ensure an annual gas safety on each a

Rightmove's Year in Review: 2019 in Numbers

07 January 2019  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

A great summary from our partner at Rightmove of online search trends for the 2018 housing market Rightmove’s year in review: 2018 in numbers Traffic dipped as Royal Wedding guests arrived, Bristol was the most-searched for place and Scottish p

Why you should use P2P lending to help get you on the housing ladder

11 December 2018  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

It would take a typical couple 23 years to save the average £50,000 house deposit, according to challenger bank Aldermore. So, if you're looking to get on the property ladder sooner rather than later, you're probably looking for ways to speed t

The Latest House Price Index

19 March 2018  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

House Price Index March 2018 Prices hit record highs in first-time and second-stepper sectors Average asking price of newly-marketed property jumps by 1.5% (+£4,503) this month as strong demand from home movers in the first two months of the ye

Mortgage news - March 2018

19 March 2018  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Here is a summary of some key changes in the mortgage market this week. Research from Halifax is showing that mortgages are at their most affordable level for ten years. Q4 2017 data showed that mortgage payments equated to 29% of a homeowner’s

February 2018 House Price Index brought to you by Rightmove and I Am The Agent

21 February 2018  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Rightmove’s House Price Index at February 2018 has just been published and here are the headlines.Record home-hunter activity fuels rises in most regions Active start to 2018 as housing demand continues to be resilient: Price of property coming

More mortgage news - February 2018

21 February 2018  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Here is a summary of some key changes in the mortgage market this week. Bank of Ireland has announced new rates across both residential and buy to let ranges. With residential rates being reduced by 0.14%, BOI now have 85% loan to value rates startin

Mortgage news - December 2017

27 December 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Here is a summary of some key changes and announcements in the mortgage market to end the year. Accord has refreshed its buy to let range with further reductions of up to 0.35% on 75% of the range. With Accord also reducing fees on their mortgages an

Mortgage news - October 2017

25 October 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Here is a summary of the key changes and announcements in the mortgage market for this week. M&S (yes, really, Marks and Spencer!) have announced plans to launch a mortgage range through brokers from early next year. After the success of M&S